Odisha Governor opens 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

Cuttack: Governor Ganeshi Lal on Wednesday opened the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here in the presence of Sports and Youth Services Minister Trusharkanti Behera and Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim. The tournament has received a good entry with 14 associations and top Commonwealth countries, including India, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, […]

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KISS boy selected for Commonwealth Judo Championship-2019

Bhubaneswar: Nitya Majhi, a Class-X student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS),   has been selected in Indian Team in 46 kg Pre-Cadet Boys for the upcoming Commonwealth Judo Championship going to held from September 22-30, 2019 in Birmingham, UK. Nitya was selected in the ongoing trials of Judo Federation of India at National Bal […]

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MoU signed, Cuttack to host 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Odisha State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA) to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship-2019 at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack from July 17-22. The MoU covered various obligations for the official conduct of the […]

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Dutee named India’s flag-bearer at 30th World University Games-2019

Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand, a student of KIIT Deemed to be University will lead the Indian contingent at the 30th World University Games 2019 scheduled to kick-off in Napoli, Italy from July 3. She has also been named India’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony as the top achiever of the entire Indian contingent, informed […]

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Sambalpur Champion At 60th State Swimming Championship

Bhubaneswar: Team Sambalpur emerged as Champion while team Bhubaneswar bagged the runners-up title in the two days OMC 60th State Swimming Championship-2019 which concluded at the Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool Complex in Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. A total of 264 swimmers and 26 technical officials across 20 districts had participated in the event jointly […]

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Indian Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial Int’l Hockey Tournament ends

Chandigarh: The eleven-day second Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh Memorial International Hockey Tournament concluded at the Astro Turf Hockey Ground of the Air Force’s 3 Base Repair Depot in Chandigarh on Thursday. A total of 16 teams participated in the tournament which started on April 15. Apart from the elite Indian teams, […]

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Vedanta’s 25-day Knockout Cricket Tournament ends

Lanjigarh: The annual ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament-2019’ organised by Vedanta NVN Colony’s Golden Sports Club in support from Vedanta Limited’s Lanjigarh unit concluded here recently. A record 32 teams competed in the 12-over inter-village tournament, held between March 25 and April 14, is one of the most popular sporting tournaments in the region. In the final […]

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Vedanta’s ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament’ kicks off in Lanjigarh

Lanjigarh: The ‘Knockout Cricket Tournament 2019’ began at Vedanta Nagar playground in Lanjigarh. Partnering with Niyamgiri Vedanta Nagar’s Golden Sports Club, a record 32 teams are competing in the 12-over inter-village tournament. The tournament which kicked off on March 25 will end on April 14. Vedanta is organising the sports event. Vedanta Ltd Lanjigarh CEO […]

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Odisha dedicates five High Performance Centres to sportspersons

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dedicated five High Performance Centres to sportspersons of the State for nurturing excellence across sporting disciplines like badminton, athletics, weightlifting and football at the Kalinga Stadium here in the presence of sports legends like Anil Kumble. Patnaik said with the opening of these centre Odisha further cemented its […]

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862 polytechnic students participate in ‘Poly Fest-2019’

Bhubaneswar: At least 862 polytechnic students, including 274 girls are participating in the two-day State-level sports and cultural meet ‘Poly Fest-2019’ which kicked started at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday here. The fest is being organised by the Directorate of Technical Education and Training with an aim to foster a healthy spirit of competition and […]

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